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of the international community but fully engage with the international community and the united states is the one who can do the heavy lifting. there is no question about that. >> rose: and john harris of politiceau.com gives us a one-year analysis of the oa administration. >> the idea that president obama and his team were able to somehow transform the map and transform the political geography of this country or the political demography of this country, that just doesn't look to be the case. they did redraw the map in 2008. it was an he norly impressive victory. but that doesn't mean that they have somehow fundamentally altered the landscape in permanent ways. >> and job grisham is here with a new book, a collection of short stories. >> it is more about people. more about the small town people. many of whom are struggling. many of whom have had a lot of miss erie, a lot of hope. it's about small town lawyers and the crazy things they do out of desperation. all stuff i saw firsthand many years ago. >> rose: mohamed elbaradei, john harris, john grisham next. >> funding for charlie rose has been provid
circuit court of appeals. i would argue, the united states senate and house to begin impeachment services for the conduct he committed, before he got his to the ninth circuit and particularly given the fact that he refused to talk about that before the united states senate, during his confirmation hearing. two, i don't think that bradbury or yoo has openly talked about what happened, and in fact, given the fact that may be over 100 people died because of the torture that was committed, i would say coming into a little bit of criticism doesn't begin to deal with the issue, and i think finally, it gets to the bigger issue. i think for the country to address. and if god forbid we do have another attack, in the future, historians and whoever is the president at the time will look back, despite what president obama has said about not looking back. we look back, because as a nation we want some precedent, we want to know what happened before. and if we don't make a record, if we don't determine to our best efforts what exactly happened, what transpired, what was right, what worked, what didn't
b police after he shooting at fort hood, the argest milary installation in the united states. he is now conscious. he's been speaki to medical staff. let's get moredetailson this bbc's correondent richard watson isith me in thetudio. richard what ae you hearin >> it's a very instant pie that's going t appear in the "new york times" tomorrow our time. and sily what it suggestion is that intelligee agencies in e united states were mitoring communications of me kind between nidal mal ssan and a radicalleric who ud to be based near washington, d.c.ut who fled the countryn effectn about, well, after 9/11 attacks. now, if true this sheds some light on what's being said oer the past 12 hrs, wich is th some intelligenc agencies in th united states were aware of some attempts byidal malik hassan to contact qud leads. theleric in question is anwar al lachy. he was cented near washington, d.c. it's significanfor this reason he's already admitted in the 9/11ommission inquiry to knowing one o the 9/11 jackers. and th f.b.i. believes he knew anoth two hijacks. so that makes him a person of ext
privilege to be here on behalf of president obama and the united states of america. >> and the u.s. was represented by secretary of state hillary clinton who after her own speech introduced a video message. >> let me introduce a message from president barack obama. >> today there are still those who live within the walls of tyranny, human beings who are denied the very human rights that we celebrate today. and that is why this day is for them as much as it is for us. it is for those who believe even in the face of cynicism and doubt and oppression, that walls can truly come down. >> the german chancellor angela merkel gave personal memories from 20 years ago. as a german she crossed the border in 1989. >> for me it was one of the most joyful days of my life. and ladies and gentlemen, it was a pivotal time of change. that's something that we know today, that brought closer together germany, europe, and indeed the whole world. [cheers] >> then alona stretch where the walls had once stood, a line of dominoes symbolized how that barrier had crumbled. former solidarity leader lech wal
the united states and iran have been troubled for 60 years. at the epicenter was the taking of american hostages. the 1970s ta rab was exotic mrend of western ideas and conservative islamic values. in 1979 trouble was brewing when they arrived. >> i was a marine security guard. i arrived at the embassy in august. >> we arrived around 10:00 at night and got into a bullet ridden van with quite a bit of burning of tires in the streets as we made our way through the airport to the embassy. >> my first encounter to iran was late night coming in with several other marines. the next morning i awoke to the koran being read over the loud speakers. opened the windows and saw the beautiful mountains of tehran. >> political officer john limb bert executive ambassador john langdon were career diplomats. >> they sent out a message asking for volunteers to go serve in tehran. i had lived in iran before. i had taught there. i spoke the language. >> they needed someone in tehran they turn to me and say you go there for 4-6 weeks. turned out to be a little longer. >> the marines and gyp mats were one of
full circle to what we're doing here today in this important g-8 in the capital of the united states. i feel that a failure to articulate a meaningful, a global jewish identity is the biggest threat currently facing the jewish people. [applause] i want to see our people united, joined by global destiny and mission. a small people, but one that is influential and critical to civilization. we are all here today because ugc, the jewish federations of north america, had created a remarkable network with another organization where we can have communications about identity globally and envision tomorrow and create a stronger jewish future. when we do we can deal with the gall stones -- lies and forgeries. i think in this city they are fond of the expression "yes, we can," but this will take board. do not let this be simply a place for schmooze and catch up with friends and colleagues. we have a larger agenda to address. we must be a think tank to create a vision of jewish people for this century. we're here to create a division. who could have imagined that the jew would one day run at one of
interesting patterns >>> the first hurricane to threaten the united states this year, atlantic hurricane season, anyway, is due to hit the gulf coast tomorrow morning. forecasters say hurricane ida could cause flooding, rough surf and tornadoes from eastern mississippi to the florida panhandle. right now it's a category 1 with 90-mile-an-hour winds. no mandatory evacuations have been ordered yet. we'll watch this this morning. >>> two u.s. pilots were killed when their helicopter went down in northern iraq. the military says the army chopper had a hard landing yesterday and the incident is under investigation. separately, a u.s. marine died from noncombat injuries west of baghdad. >>> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. and i'm absolutely confident that they will. >> that was president obama yesterday, congratulating the house after it narrowoly passed aed 1.2 billion health care reform bill. it calls for a public option, which may not get enough support to survive in the senate version. the
've made the decision, unprecedented in the history of the united states, to use international law instead of our own constitution as the basis to adjudicate a case. >> exactly right. amnesty international and a bunch of organizations filed a friend of the court brief before the supreme court arguing that because of customary international law, the united states was bound already to follow the u.n. convention on the rights of the child that we haven't ratified as a country. on behalf of 16 congressmen, i filed a brief opposing that, saying, they've got the international law wrong. more importantly, american law should govern america. >> so many of our people-- >> yeah, yeah! (applause) >> so many of our people are lost souls in our country and you know, the thing is, we have to find a system who help them them on the right path. that's what the kick start program is about, working with the risk children and teaching them in the inner city schools to gep hit the kids on the right path and raising self-esteem and instilling that discipline that the kid are lacking. that's the case, they're
that the united states has used international law instead of our own constitution as the basis to adjudicate a case. >> amnesty international and a bunch of other organizations filed a brief argueing that because of customary international law the united states was bound already to follow the u.n. convention on the rights of the child that we haven't ratified as a country. i filed a brief opposing saying they have the international law wrong. more importantly, american law should govern america. >> some of our young people are lost souls in our country and we have to find a system to help get them on the right path. is what my risk start program is about, working withat risk children to h help get them on the right path, raising self-esteem and in stilling the discipline the kids are lack. that is what is wrong with so many kids today. they are lost souls and trying to make make a mark but the mark is in a devastating way. like the columbine. that is an example of kids who are lost that needed a right participant to get them on the right path in life. martian arts. i was a lot of soul growin
and the united states military. what they do is further strengthen the case for the honorable discharge for all muslims. how many do we have? how many do we have going around that tame? we don't. almost every single terrorist attacks in the united states and that is since 9/11 one way or another. >> all they do is therapy and we were against that and as far as taking that out, this had is really crazy, un-american. >> they received more than 300 responses today. go to wusa9.com and click on their headlines. >>> students at the university of maryland are commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the berlin wall. and they built a small wall in the center of the plaza in college park. and they are encouraging others to cover that wall with graffiti to expr-sz their thoughts on what a wall means to them. >>> right now, it's time to check on the evening rush hour. and they are going to do that in our traffic center. >> that's right. the monday evening commute. very slow and stretches here on 270 northbound. take a look including right here at montgomery village avenue. very slow but no accid
about that a little bit? i hear everybody talk about energy here in the united states, us not depending on our oil anymore. when exxon just secured those oil fields there, and i will listen to the comment, thank you. guest: again, this is another good question. don't yell at exxon, they are in the business and they have to find energy, oil supplies to bring into the united states to meet our demand. but we will never be free to make political decisions about whether we get involved in wars. so many of those are involved of energy, and in the middle east, and it's an underlying issue of risking our oil supply. what we have do as a country is uptempo our sources of energy. boone pickens talks about natural gas, and there is the shales that can help, and we have to run more energy like biodiesel, we have to free ourselves from that, then we will no longer have to make decisions to to go to war or who to support based on energy needs. we should produce our own energy. we can do it, it's interesting in the last 30 years we have gone from importing 35% of our energy needs to 65%. we have to
with jimy carter for access to united states for treatment. >> he was saying he had been a good ally. greta: he secretly arrived in new york city. >> president carter decided that our hospitality of the nation was to allow him here for cancer treatment. >> all of that exacerbated the situation. >> we learned that the administration had decided to admit the shah, and we were essentially being hung out to dry. >> they wanted him to stand trial for his alleged crimes. >> things were getting more frequent and bigger and more violent, the burning of the american flag, the burning of the effigy of president carter. greta: a group of five university students began to plan. >> islamic fundamentalists. they wanted the shah to be returned and for the united states to effectively withdraw and to stop meddling in iranian affairs. greta: the current president of iran, mahmoud ahmadinejad, was one of the five original planners. >> they decided to go after the american embassy. >> they say that this was planned, essentially, as in 1970's style situation, where they would go in and makes them great stateme
it falls on the united states senate to at that time baton and bring the this efrlt to the againish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: but the senate may not run with it anytime soon. senator reid has yet to school the floor debate and he's hinted a final bill may not happen until early next year. and if passed, this would be the biggest expansion of health care coverage since medicare. michelle, back to you. >> tara mergener in washington. tara, thanks. >>> and just ahead on the "morning news," commuters in philadelphia get back on track this morning. plus, mixed messages. parents get lost in the facts over the h1n1 flu. first, katie couric has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." >>> why are big corporate donors giving to this congressman's scholarship foundation that hasn't given out a single scholarship in six years? we'll "follow the money" this week only on the "cbs evening news." . yes, they are. but i don't have time to fly all around town searching for the best price. with the sears research center, we can guarantee you get the lowest price. great, i'll ta
of the soviet union. from the united states, secretary of state hillary clinton. also french president sarkozy and gordon brown who is the prime minister of great britain. they have set up a long line of oversized dominoes along the route of the wall. and they will be toppled tonight just as the communist states were toppled 20 years ago. i'm tom brokaw, nbc news at the berlin wall. >> the memorials are being held today to remember the 136 people who were killed trying to cross the border. pat? >>> health care reform passed in the house over the weekend, but now it's onto the senate, where some lawmakers are calling it doa, dead on arrival. senate leaders need 60 supporters to prevent a filibuster and to bring a bill to a final vote. democrats may choose to let states opt out of government-based insurance program. the so-called, public option, generated a lot of debate on the sunday morning talk shows. >> 60% of the american public want a public option. >> if the public option plan is in there as a matter of conscience i will not allow this bill to come to a final vote. >> yesterday, president
will be a long and difficult recovery here. >> needing the entire resources of the united states army are at the disposal of ft. hood. >> reporter: for many, one of the most trying issues is getting past the fear that this post, their home, is no longer safe or secure. as the victims and this shattered community look for answers so do investigators. there is word now the suspected gunman major nidal malik hasan is conscious and talking and though his attorney wants to make sure those conversations are limited. >> until i meet with my client i've advised appropriate military officials that no interviews, no interrogations should be conducted by law enforcement. >> reporter: right now the army isn't saying anything about the suspect or their investigation. >> in regard to the investigation, i have nothing to add at this time in regard to that and we're working very hard to get an update to you from the criminal investigating division. >> reporter: just one of so many unanswered questions here. jay gray, nbc news, ft. hood. >>> federal investigators have visited the mosque in northern vi
. the united states and its allies came to afghanistan after september 11. afghanistan was troubled before that too. so they're here to fight the terrorism. so that's -- we share that, and of course we need to build afghanistan and need to be able to defend themselves and to stand on its own feet and to do good for its people. that is an afghan responsibility trilaterally to get to where we want to be in terms of a better government, a better society. a plan that delivers the services to the afghan people. >> margaret: your foreign minister issued a statement saying that they considered the statements from some of these to be interference and lack of respect for afghan sovereignty. do you see it that way? >> well, we must all be very careful while we are partners with one another while we work together, while we are travelling this journey together. but our partnership and our advice is a friendly one and with good intentions and not one that can be interpreted any other way. >> margaret: and did you feel that president obama and gordon brown and kai eide crossed the line? >> well, i've he
. this will give reenergize off the coast here. eventually it will come up the eastern half of the united states. some are saying it will affect as others will say -- are saying it will be very limited. tomorrow, mostly cloudy through the afternoon, but most of the rain showers are to the south. it could be what mid-week. -- wet mid-week. but with the very latest tonight at 5:00 p.m. tuesday with the -- to see what the bottom ne will be with the system. no real moisture in these clouds until later tomorrow evening. temperatures in the low 70's today and falling into the 50's by tonight. some of this may be a bit warmer. tomorrow, cool and it may be a late a shower,ut still in the 60's. wednesday, cooler and breezy with limited sunshine. >> is tony old enough to watch sesame street yet? >> he does not really pay attention to too much yet. >> it will not be long. still to come, heading to where the air is sweet. we will celebrate a big birthday for sesame street. and later, allen joins oprah. she has got a lot to talk about. if you have high blood pressure, like me, and get a cold. you need cold m
last night that overhauls health care in the united states. the battle in the senate promises to be even more intense. kathryn brown has that story. >> the bill is passed. [ cheering ] >> reporter: house democrats won the battle over health care reform by a narrow margin but they face fierce opposition in the senate. >> the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. just look at how it passed. it was a bill written by liberals for liberals. >> reporter: just one republican lending support. the $1.2trillion health care overhaul is the most far reaching since the creation of medicare more than four decades ago. the bill requires individuals to carry insurance. and includes a controversial government-run public option. to pay for the surge many coverage the legislation would cut medicare by $400 billion over a decade and raise taxes on the wealthy. >> the fact that the leadership had to break arms and still lost almost 40 democrats, shows what real trouble they will have in the senate. >> we are far from the debate in the senate. it will take time. it will be careful, thorough
in on the united states. you're going to hear what kind of trouble hurricane ida could be bringing. >>> is there a connection between the fort hood shooting suspect and 9/11 hijackers? no evidence yet but the fbi think there's reason enough to look into that. >>> plus a big question today for the supreme court. what punishment is too harsh for kids who commit crimes? >>> first, though, the u.s. gulf coast is about to get hit by the season's first atlantic hurricane, ida. a category one storm with 90-mile-an-hour winds. it made a mess in nicaragua and is due to make landfall near the alabama-mississippi state line tomorrow. louisiana already declared a state of emergency. >>> is it just me or does it seem like it's a surprise that it's november and we're just now getting our first storm from the atlantic? >> it is kind of odd. less than 5% of all tropical storms or hurricanes happen in the month of november during a season so it's odd but we're breaking the odds. this is updated within the last minute. winds are down to 80 miles per hour. still a hurricane, category 1, but continues
ministers from around the world think that the united states needs to deal with unemployment. the only way to do that is through more federal spending. neil: if that were the case, why would the chinese lecture us on americans saving more on spending less belloc's -- spending less? when the chinese start lecturing us on things financial, should we not be a little worried? >> i take that with a grain of salt. the time -- chinese had the biggest stimulus program of any country on earth. they did exactly what the united states ought to be doing. neil: they are spending money that they have, we are spending money we do not. >> well, we are borrowing money at the cheapest interest rates you could probably borrow at. it is not free money, but it is a very favorable interest rates. neil: how long do you think it will be so low? >> a hard thing to predict, but the bond market, everyone is predicting, if you look at down term interest rates, they are low as well. neil: you are right about that. i am not saying that there is a graveyard staring at us, but you have got to pay for this at some point,>
every friday. we have one of the largest congregations in the united states of america. if you were to just take a statistical swath of people and ask if you have ever been in midtown, manhattan, right? just because a crime has perpetrated by someone in midtown does not mean that because you were there you are associated. our speech here is very faith only. if anyone had been upset, it would have been about the teachings of tolerance and service. i think that if you are trying to hide in a crowd of people, then maybe this might be a good place to hide, but it is not a place where you will be provoked the violence, does that make sense? yes. >> [inaudible] >> oesome people may disagree wh me. but i really do believe that the media sensation that has been created around someone far away posting something on a blog is really not the american problem. it is the british problem. the british community really does have a problem with homegrown radicalization. pew did a study, finding that american muslimse5%3ñ are some e least likely people to become radicalized. the idea is that we are r
in the united states this year. it's already interacting with another storm and producing heavy rain in new orleans but it's probably going to pass somewhere near pensacola in florida, tampa gets heavy rain, there will be a four to six-foot storm surge and along the path of the storm between four and eight inches of rainfall, we'll see if it impacts us because some models trying to throw moisture our way by wednesday. patchy fog this morning, otherize a lot of sunshine into early afternoon. look for increasing clouds, a 2-degree guaranteed high of 71. >>> let's check the roads with kim brown. >> traffic is starting to slowdown on the outer loop about here at liberty road, due to some volume delays as you make your way towards the route 70 interchange and the baltimore national pike. things also starting to pick up, traffic volume, that is, on the top side between harford road and providence road, southbound 95 we have heavy volume with slowing between whitemarsh boulevard and the beltway but the fort mchenry tunnel is checking in smoothly. we have a crash working southbound on the harbor tu
of the united states supreme court. the convicted washington, d.c. area sniper, who terrorized that city in the area are around it -- his plea for a stay of execution has been denied by the u.s. supreme court. that suggests that we are perhaps 48 hours away from his execution. there could be some kind of a stay issued by gov. 10 kaine, but he has -- gov. tim kaine, but he has indicated that nothing he has seen indicates that he deserves a state execution. at this point, the execution of the convicted d.c. sniper, who terrorized that city seven years ago, is still on. jane: drug kingpins, human traffickers, and arms smugglers all have one thing in common -- they need to move large sums of money across international borders. william is at lax. >> for every shipment of drugs that comes into the united states, millions of dollars go back to latin america and asia. cash korea's tied it on their body and in their body. coming up. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your
: if you go to recovery.gov you see a map of the united states. if you click on any state, it owns up that state and literally thousands of programs, either a grant or a loan or another program. >> it's a give jaw wairks eric. eric: but here's the question, where are all the jobs? jobs aren't being created? where is 15.7 million people oust work? >> they are cannibalizing small businesses in an effort to put in construction jobs out on building bridges and building roads. unless they're creating small business opportunities in small towns, these are crofts that will go away. therein lies the biggest challenge. eric: i couldn't read this at recovery.gov. the government of guam is going to get $88 million award. guess how many jobs it createed? >> >> how many? >> zero. >> an investment doesn't drive revenue tmplet puts somebody to work for a season. if you really look at the total amount overemployed or underemployed, we're not even providing long-term opportunities for people to be employed. eric: we are up 203 points in the stock market. how is that? >> we're investing between now and
. it is traveling to the north. it is going to make landfall on the southern portion of the united states. in fact, they can look at the storm. it will be a category 1 and dropping down to making landfall as a category 1 around pensacola. this is the national hurricane center projected path right now. it's going to make a right turn and go over the panhandle of the state of florida and stay in southern georgia and over northern florida. zee an area of high pressure blocking that moisture to try to make its way north. it will be mainly a florida event in parts of the south and mississippi and also in alabama and georgia. we'll continue to monitor this. it's a very active category 2 down there that's churng in the gulf of mexico. at home, look at our hd skycamp relatively quiet conscience. we saw a beautiful day today. looking at 50 degrees right now. still a mild night. winds are calm. our humidity levels at 89 percent. as far as the temperatures across the area, 47 degrees in harris burg. 56 in new york city. down to the south of us. 50 in richmond. we'll continue to see the mild f
in the united states, are the problems you are talking about the same in europe where we know that children drink at a younger age and even drink with their families. it is part of the culture. >> a lot of people are under the impression that a younger drinking age is protective and ofen the european story is recounted. the european story is a myth. the legal drinking ages are younger in europe and their binge drinking problems are the same or worse than in america. >> reporter: you say this is a fight parents should pick with their children. pediatricians say pick your battles with their children. >> yes. i think a lot of parents by the time the kids are 15, 16 years old are picking the battles carefully. this have a fight worth picking. and what i tell parents is, i know you don't want to raise issues that aren't going to go anywhere but this is worth raising. my favorite time to talk to a kid is when you are driving in the car, eyes are forward and you have them stuck in the car. they are not going anywhere. >> the captive audience. it is an important message and one that janet says don'
have known each other for 20 years, but the united states sent billions of dollars into russia and sent the best expert there is to help them create a market economy, so much of that money went into private bank accounts of those who still have their hand on the levers of power in russia. the money simply disappeared in many instances. i don't think we were at all prepared for how unprepared russia would be to create a market economy. someone said to me here on the last couple of days, the communists always had a plan for how they would take over the west, the west didn't have a plan for how it would take over the communist empire once it fell down. i think that's a pretty good summary. >> quickly, tom, as a journalist there were few occasions when you can witness and report on something that you know is world-changing instantly, that had to be a feeling you had 20 years ago. >> reporter: as i said here getting ready to go on the air and saying to the control room in new york, there is no script. i'm going to have to ad lib by my through this because it is utter chaos and changing const
programs at the germ marsll fund of the united states and he joins usrom washington. thk you for joining us on the program. >> thank you. >> so describe the scene when you arrived in berlin. the atmosphere,he people and your reacti to it. >> first of all, we have to get throughast germany to hitchhike to west berlin. and thereas no sign of any chge on -- at this border crossings. but once we got to the wl self in the middlef the city, people were alreadyup on the top of the ructure, and it took all of seconds for me to get up ther as well. and i think in th moment, the world view collapsed for me. when looked down o to the mine fields between actuly the two walls -- because in between there were dogs, there we watch towers there re mine fields, aomaticeapons and these guards patrolling. we wer told don everome close to that structure because that's east germanerritory and they are on orr to shoot. now we were sitng there, joyo, jubilan this wonrful mosphere, this euphoria. a wonderful moment for everybody and a wod collapsing the same time. so you grew up in the 1960s n th1970s during the
is urging lawmakers to finish the job by the end of the year. >> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring the effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: but the senate may not run with it anytime soon. senator reid is yet to schedule a floor debate and while he's confident the senate will pass health care reform he's hint a final bill may not happen until early next year. tara merger, cbs news, washington. >>> are you tired of getting stuck in traffic on the way to work near tysons corner? you now have an alternative. because buss are running from woodbridge to tysons corner every morning and four return routes in the afternoon. the effort is ended to reduce congestion in the commercial hub. the service is free for this entire week. >>> metro is facing disturbing allegations. the "washington post" reports that independent monitors have been barred from doing safety checks on the tracks for a month. the paper says the monitors want to determine whether metro is following the rules after a number of workers were fatally injured on th
. the nays are 2 under 15. the bill is passed. >> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. i am absolutely confident that they will. >> perhaps reflecting momentum from a weekend vote, voters we spoke with all said keep going. >> they need to hurry up and get it done. >> they need to hurry up. >> they should have had done. >> they have had to many years. i don't see why they need to wait any longer. >> the voices that gave rise to the tea party protests at the capitol last week remains strong. including republicans in congress. >> is steele's freedom. those of us to believe in freedom have contempt for those who would steal our freedom and contempt for themselves. >> already, some senate republicans call the house bill dead on arrival. the reasons were laid out by he rnc chairman, michael steele. >> when you look at this bill, you look at the mandates, you look at the cost, you to the government intrusion, there is a lot for americans to be concerned about. >> many conservative democrats share the sa
, but eventually their health care systems are now more affordable than the united states. >> yeah, their countries are bankrupt. quickly to quentin's point about businesses, you can become an entrepreneur, that takes, now, that ignores the fact that the health reform bill has an insurance mandate, an 8% payroll tax. if you become an entrepreneur and you can't afford to insure your workers which is had an an insurance mandate is. if you're an individual entrepreneur you have to pay tax-- >> look at leo, waiting to be called on. neil, go ahead. in this system i don't want to be a patient, but this is like digging holes and filling them in. nothing to say that this is going to get its arms around our real problem. this is bad for the economy? >> twice as much as our competitors as other industrialized competitors on our health care and this is not going to reduce the cost, this is not going to make us a more competitive society and there's nothing to say that this is really going to improve our health. >> and in fact, is that 2000 pages, that's what they're debating right now, 2000 pages and there ar
united states and possibly the southern atlantic united states later in the week. we have a temperature in d.c. as we to the graphics of 48 degrees in d.c. gaithersburg, 45. spre yike, 37. hagerstown, 52, not too bad there -- frederick, 37. we will see mostly sunny skies. some of the clouds will break up as they get here, i believe. do want to mention there are some spots of fog this morning here and there across the region. here is a look at the surface map. high pressure well in control here. wave got calm win. 'll have a calm day today. again, some clouds work in. but a good amount of sunshine factoring in as well. that will help warm us up. forecast for washingtofor today, we are looking for a high of about 73 degrees. not bad at all. it is 13 degrees above normal. five-day forecast, now, you will see out temperatures drop off tomorrow into the 1r0. mid-60s with a chance of some rain showers in the afternoon and evening. wednesday, mid-50s for your highs. chance of rain on wednesday as well. thursday, more sunshine, 58. that is about where we should be, # 2 on friday with sun. that
but if you go to the united states and zoom in you can see that we actually have a big chunk right here in washington, d.c., if it will pull up. not showing up right here. but i promise it showed up a few minutes ago and it is one of the largest sections outside of germany and you can find it here in dc at the newseum. they have it on display. if you haven't seen it, today would be a great day to do that. >> back to you. >>> the capitals an the league reigning mvp have different opinions about his status. >>> and this morning sports headlines are next. we'll be right back. hey. don't move. for the next minute, i'm gonna show you what it's like to have verizon fios. these are your widgets, they let you put whatever you're watching down here, while you check out the local traffic, weather, even your news up there. i've got a news flash - you're out of mayo. how did you get in here? door was open. you'd have tons of ways for you to search content: by actor, director, any word at all. what about chicken? chicken's fine. any word. no i mean do you have any chicken? i want to eat some chicken
for a veteran's break for wednesday and leave for a week around thank. >> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. >> reporter: some predict a vote could slide into january. what they will vote on remains to be seen. the public option could face tough opposition in the senate. back to you. >> sarah, thank you very much. >>> and prince george's county investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian after 2:00 this morning on old branch avenue in marlow heights. police are still trying to figure out what happened. driver of the striking vehicle did stay on the scene. >>> also some scary moments on the roads in the district in northern virginia. around 3:00 this morning, d.c. police witnessed gunshots between two ca at 53rd street and east capital street. shots were fired at police officers and that set off a pursuit that went into alexandria and back into d.c. where the suspects bailed out of their car at 295 and malcolm x avenue. police made three arrests and no officers were hurt. police believe
of state, central command and its components. the department has directed the departing units to follow a force depth deposition process for drawing down excess supplies and equipment. to force that process being executed todayÑi is to consume, redistribute, transfer and dispose. the responsible drawdown actions taken to date have been accomplished while repainting logistics flexibility to adjust to operational changes in mission requirements. with respect to contractors in iraq, their numbers will continue to decrease. while their numbers will not decrease as quickly as those of the military, the proportionally large contractor presence will be critical to help us close forward-operating bases and redeploy equipment. the ratio of contractors to military has been 1:1 for the past several years, but we predict this will increase to about 1.5:1 by next august. as the forward-operating bases close and equipment is redeployed, that number will start to decrease. these numbers will be :á and there will be a continual decrease in both contractors and military as drawdown progresses. we reco
views against the united states, against our wars in iraq and afghanistan, those are not true, those are not conclusion that is should be drawn? >> as i said, that's anek total information. >> did he express concerns, you say you don't think signs were missed, he wanted to be discharged from the army, he had a poor evaluation from waller reed. as a psychiatrist, there are too few of those, he was not let out. >> all those things could add up to a conclusion by the investigators that we should have seen something. now, i will tell you that we will take a hard look at our ourselves as an army because we want to make suring in like this ever happens again and it is our ethose to ask ourselves the hard questions and adapt based on that. but it is just too early right now, david. >> let me ask you how the military is handling the mounting toll on our troops of multiple deployments, combat deployments and what the psychological toll is. bob herbert in "the new york times" put it this way. he also pointed out that the secretary of defense talked about the stigma of the psychological problem
. >>> meanwhile people here in the united states are preparing for the possibility hurricane ida could hit the gulf coast. chuck's here with more on that. >> that's right. yes, indeed. a clear sky over washington right now. we are watching out for all eyes on ida down in the gulf coast. let's go ahead and check out our weather graphics computer. all eyes on ida, indeed. watches and warnings have already been posted. tropical storm and hurricane watches and warnings posted along the gulf coast. a landfall of a hurricane is possible early on tuesday. we may have the wind and rain here in the washington area by wednesday. certainly nothing of a strong wind nature here in washington. still, nonetheless. there you can see the watches and warnings posted along the gulf coast from new orleans and mobile and pensacola to the big bend of the florida peninsula. 460 miles now to the south of pensacola, florida. the storm is moving up to the northwest at 12 miles per hour. a full check on the track and our work and school forecast coming up in a few minutes. >>> redskins, they now sit at 2-6 halfway t
to our soldiers. the added benefit of course is having the president of the united states here and all that represents to the fourth code -- fort hood community. >> [inaudible] >> i hope so. [laughter] obviously, we are creating a venue that will be some of private -- somewhat private. we've got to get as many people here as we can from fort hood. again, i do not know the impact on the population, but that is why we are inviting everyone and where we are creating this than you -- venue. >> [inaudible] >> it is a security measure, as well as privacy. >> [inaudible] >> it is very standard. it will start with a prologue, essentially start with some prayers. there will be some speakers, some bible versus, a short sermon, and then it will conclude with music and the traditional roll call of the names of the dead end the 21-gun salute. >> [inaudible] >> right now we believe he will attend. >> [inaudible] >> it could be. the target population i am concerned about, of course, the people directly affected by this incident, and their family members. it is also their friends and family. we think
in the military you can go through the supreme court of the united states. these people on death rolw are still waiting to be executed. will he ever received the ultimate punishment, or would be any time soon? that is a guessing game. bill: you are suggesting that there is a long way to go and that it is possible that it never goes to trial. >> because no one can go to trial, no matter how heinous the trial, if they are not competent for sane, that is true in the military or the civilian world. he has to be at -- evaluated by army psychiatrists. if this turns out to be terrorism, you have an issue of concurrent jurisdiction with the form of justice. he could go to trial, he could be convicted, and then at that point if it is determined that he has violated the law anti- terrorism statute, the department of justice can prosecute him in civilian and federal court. bill: this is a long way down the road, you are making great points. we will see were the investigation takes us. back to the economy, juliet has that. juliet: unemployment has hit a 26 year high. what about the stimulus? it was suppose
the anniversary. hillary clinton will be there to represent the united states. >>> 6:15 is your time. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> we will start off with lisa baden. >> things are moving relatively nicely. i do not have any problems to report for anyone heading around the beltway. getting to the beltway on 95 and 66. if you're exiting from nutley street onto the eastbound 66, a vehicle is stopped at the end of the merge lane. nothing complicated on 301, route 4, or route 5. the american legion bridge traffic looks good. as far as the weather, it is gorgeous. >> indeed it is. look at our storm scan -- storm watch weatherbug network. i will show you how clear and gorgeous it is. the sun is coming up. sunshine will be abundant. it should be a gorgeous day for you. temperature-wise, mainly in the 40's. a couple of upper 30's and near 50. minute 40 to get you started. i want to show you the storm scan. there is a hurricane ida in the gulf of mexico. it affected central america and made a turn. it headed back. the gulf waters are not as warm. gusting to 115. it will hit land to
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was not seriously injured. >>> parts of the gulf coast are on alert as tropical storm ida moves towards the united states. wjz has first warning coverage. drew levinson reports from gulf of mexico, mississippi. even though ida is no longer a hurricane, expecting strong winds and lots of rain. >> reporter: tropical storm warnings along the gulf coast are not keeping some people away. dieanda helpeddercot and cheryl holly are visiting from missouri. they came down here with visions of taking beauty shots to put on up on their walls back home. >> i was hoping for the blue sky and water and this is not what we expected. >> reporter: oliver lancaster know what's to expect. >> katrina almost destroyed his biloxi home four years ago. he knows ida is no katrina but he still pulled down the front porch swings and secured anything he could. >> just in case. >>> dispute ida weakening, the governor in mississippi as well as florida and alabama have declared a state of emergency, and in louisiana ida is beginning to stir the surf. crews on grand isle are using bulldozers to shore up a levee. >> we plan to work
an english language website out of yemen, urging all muslims to wage jihad against the united states. >> the key here is jihad or no jihad. >> aulaqi was known as a major a senior recruiter for al qaeda.recruiter for he clearly has the ability to convince people to kill others and perhaps even kill themselves. >> reporter: before the left the country, awlaki was the imam of a virginia mosque attended by hasan. two of the 9/11 hijackers also prayed there. >> his objective is to include people to attack, you know, and specifically he talks tensively about attacking the u.s. military. >> reporter: u.s. officials say hasan made contact with awlaki in yemen even before he got the gun he would allegedly use in the massacre, and army counter-intelligence knew it. ved maags community, d tht th >> reporter: today awlaki posted a blog praising the fort hood attack. nidal san is a hero, he wrote. how can there be any dispute about the virtue of what he has done. other army doctors have now come forward to say they complained about hasan to their commanding officers in 2008, based on what he sai
in the united states this year. 90 mile-per-hour sustained winds, moving north/northwest at 14 miles per hour. pensacola, florida, should take it on the chin, somewhere between there and panama city, weaken and stall across the seeses and up to eight inches of rain among the immediate path. a swath of three to five inches. it could spread heavy rain up the mid-atlantic coast. today though 71 with increasing afternoon clouds. back with clouds tonight dropping to 48. then we'll watch a mostly cloudy sky tomorrow, the cold front to the west, ida to the south, showers could arrive by evening and we'll see what ida could do for us by wednesday in a moment. >>> let's check the roads with kim. >> we're looking pretty good at route 50 and 97. no problems as you make your way westbound across the bay bridge. we have building volume as you make your way westbound on route 50 headed to the capitol beltway. that looks great. same as you make your way northbound on 97 headed to 695. the beltway is looking great, actually on the outer loop between 795 and the route 70 ibt change on the west side. east si
to what will be a long and difficult recovery. >> the entire resources of the united states army are at the disposal of fort hood. >> there is this fear that this post, and their home, is no longer safe and secure. as the victims look for answers, so do the investigators. -- there are reports that nidal hasan is conscious and talking. his attorney wants to make sure those conversations are limited. no interviews, no interrogations' should be conducted by law enforcement. >> the army is not saying anything about the suspect or their investigation. >> i have nothing to add to it -- at at this time. i have worked hard to get you an update. >> to just one of so many unanswered questions here. >> there is a bit of new information. he apparently attended the same virginia mosque as two of the 9/11 hijackers. they are looking for links with the radical -- former radical leader of the mosque who is a known al qaeda supporter. >> we have more breaking news. a house fire and baltimore county this time. >> this is west park drive. this is in baltimore county where they're dealing with a bas
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